Watergate Cake

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
45m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In

Recipe: #38099

January 17, 2022



"Popular cake in 70s ran out of pudding mix alot lol president nixon lol cake mix cake"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (252.7 g)
  • Calories 781.6
  • Total Fat - 44.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 339.4 mg
  • Sodium - 603.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 81.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.8 g
  • Sugars - 55.9 g
  • Protein - 15.3 g
  • Calcium - 196.6 mg
  • Iron - 3.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325ºF.

Step 2

Spray a Bundt pan with nonstick baking spray with flour.

Step 3

Remove 2 tablespoons of the instant pudding mix and set aside for use in the glaze.

Step 4

A large bowl

Step 5

Using a hand-held mixer on low speed, beat together the cake mix, remaining pudding mix, eggs, vegetable oil and club soda.

Step 6

Scrape down the sides of the bowl well and continue to beat for 2 minutes on medium speed.

Step 7

Stir in chopped pecans.

Step 8

Pour the batter into the prepared Bundt pan.

Step 9

Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 10

Place the cake on a wire rack to cool for 15 minutes.

Step 11

Invert the cake on to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely.

Step 12

To make the glaze

Step 13

Whisk together the confectioner’s sugar, 2 tablespoons reserved pudding mix green food coloring and milk until smooth.

Step 14

Pour glaze evenly over the cake. Sprinkle with chopped pistachios,

Tips & Variations


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